A strike by the French custom officers is currently leading to significant disruptions to transportation services to the UK, as of Friday, March 8. Disruptions, including significant delays, at the cross-channel ferries, the channel tunnel, as well as Eurostar services are being reported, notably at the ports of Calais and Dunkirk, at Gare du Nord in Paris, as well as on the A16 highway . Further disruptions are to be expected in the coming hours.
The strike was launched to highlight the need for extra staff, extra financial means, and a salary raise ahead of the Brexit.
Individuals in France are advised to monitor the situation and anticipate travel disruptions.
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